During a motor vehicle accident, a client sustained blunt trauma to the head and face, resulting in hairline skull fracture and a LeFort III

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During a motor vehicle accident, a client sustained blunt trauma to the head and face, resulting in hairline skull fracture and a LeFort III maxillofacial fracture. The client has a Glasgow Coma Scale of 7 and bruising across the chest and upper abdomen and multiple small superficial bleeding abrasions and lacerations. On admission to the emergency department, what is the nursing care priority

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    2022-01-02T14:37:34+00:00

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    C) Perform endotracheal intubation.

    Explanation:

    Endotracheal intubation is done to keep the airway open in order to give oxygen, medicine, or anesthesia. It also supports breathing for serious internal/external trauma.

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